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Why is the ibdata1 file continuously growing in MySQL?

 | August 20, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Server, Percona Software

We receive this question about the ibdata1 file in MySQL very often in Percona Support. The panic starts when the monitoring server sends an alert about the storage of the MySQL server – saying that the disk is about to get filled. After some research you realize that most of the disk space is used […]

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